Henry Cejudo vs Ray Borg

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  1. Maximum007

    Maximum007 1000 Pound Belt

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    Two legit contenders that people are calling 'future wold champions'

    Could be a grappling extravaganza full of sprawling all night long, or a snooze fest. Either way, who wins?

    This is one of those fights that's a toss up for me. If Borg can't take down Cejudo, or keep him down, he's in for a long night. I still can't call it though.
     
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    I think this an extremely easy fight for Cejudo. I don't think Borg is on Cejudo's level at all.
     
  3. Honestly i got Borg
     
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    Only advantage Henry got on Borg is wrestling. Borg has better stand up & grappling. I got borg on this one.
     
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    Cejudo could just be stylistic poison for Borg. His standup seems to have progressed a bit more, and he should be able to dictate where the fight takes place.

    Borg's wrestling and ground game are elite, but I don't know that he could consistently take down an olympic gold medalist. Cejudo wouldn't want to mess with him on the ground, so this would likely come down to the striking - with the difference being that IF Cejudo feels Borg is out striking him, he could probably use some clinch control and takedowns to change the pace whereas I don't think Borg would have that option.

    Both guys have very high ceilings either way. Borg is what, 22? Cejudo has been developing and rounding his game quickly.... these guys are beasts
     
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    Are they fighting?
     
  7. CobraCobretti

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    Last I heard the UFC is still trying to make Cejudo-Benavidez. Apparently Benavidez has signed the contract but Cejudo hasn't.
     
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    At this point in time I would say Cejudo, but I doubt they'll be fighting any time soon due to the UFC probably not wanting to kill off a strong contender. Maybe in a year two I might have a different answer though.
     
  9. Maximum007

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    Like when UFC booked Porier vs Duffy.
     
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    Does Borg really have better stand up? Of his last four or five fights, I can't recall any extended amount of time being spent on the feet. Cejudo vs Kimura and Camus is more quantity and quality than I've seen from Borg.
     
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    not the same at all. Poirier has been around and faltered when competing on the highest level. Duffy could be special.

    This fight won't happen, but I think Borg has a few more ways to win. It wouldn't surprise me at all to see him snare Cejudo inside the distance.
     
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    LW is a way deeper division. Hard to keep potential contenders away from one another when anyone could beat anyone on any given night.
     
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    Ace of Spades My Opinion > Yours

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    I'd take Cejudo in that one.
     
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    No need to rush Borg along. He just turned 22 last week.

    Cejudo is 28 and has been competing at the highest level of competion for over a decade.

    Two totally different prospects.
     
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    And you think Henry was winning the stand up? Borg mixes his attacks better whilst Cejudo's style is more smothering with wrestling and will go for TDs after Tds. If borg can handle that, he'll be ok.
     
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    You never know, as there's always the possibility that Borg pulls an Anthony Johnson to Cejudo's Phil Davis, but I find that unlikely. More likely would be that Cejudo dictates the landscape of the fight with his vastly superior wrestling fundamentals, and grinds Ray down.

    Either way, I'd be too busy showing Walken how to properly deploy a master 3 star attack upon one's enemy.
     
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    I KNOW I had a bad week when I put up less stars then you. The shame is real.
     
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    Poirier is not a contender at 155.
     
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    i dont think either is ready for Benevitez
     
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    Would be a great fight & if Cewrestling had the right plan & kept it on the feet he ought to edge it at this point IMO.
     

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